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Top-rating Australian TV drama

Top 50 episodes on Australian free-to-air television, 2008–2014

2014 | 2013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2010 | 2009 | 2008


Next update February 2016

2014

Rank Date Title Start time End time Format Network Total people ('000s) TARP %* SHR %**
1 9/02/2014 INXS: Never Tear Us Apart – Part 1 20:40 22:41 Mini-series 7 2,243 14.0% 36.0%
2 16/02/2014 INXS: Never Tear Us Apart – Part 2 20:40 22:43 Mini-series 7 2,081 12.9% 38.5%
3 23/02/2014 Fat Tony & Co 20:44 21:45 Mini-series 9 1,621 10.1% 24.8%
4 17/02/2014 Love Child 20:49 21:57 Mini-series 9 1,587 9.9% 26.8%
5 31/03/2014 Love Child 20:57 22:04 Mini-series 9 1,522 9.5% 25.8%
6 24/02/2014 Love Child 20:49 21:53 Mini-series 9 1,510 9.4% 26.3%
7 7/04/2014 Love Child 20:59 22:06 Mini-series 9 1,453 9.0% 24.9%
8 3/03/2014 Love Child 21:02 22:06 Mini-series 9 1,453 9.0% 25.5%
9 24/03/2014 Love Child 21:03 22:09 Mini-series 9 1,426 8.9% 24.6%
10 10/03/2014 Love Child 21:03 22:04 Mini-series 9 1,410 8.8% 24.6%
11 4/05/2014 The Killing Field 20:39 22:48 Telemovie 7 1,405 8.7% 25.6%
12 23/02/2014 Fat Tony & Co (Episode 2) 21:46 22:47 Mini-series 9 1,401 8.7% 30.3%
13 17/03/2014 Love Child 20:50 21:56 Mini-series 9 1,358 8.4% 22.7%
14 13/07/2014 A Place to Call Home (repeat) 21:19 22:18 Mini-series 7 1,302 8.1% 23.0%
15 1/09/2014 House Husbands 20:48 21:48 Mini-series 9 1,275 7.9% 22.3%
16 2/03/2014 Fat Tony & Co 20:51 21:51 Mini-series 9 1,274 7.9% 20.9%
17 27/01/2014 Home and Away 19:00 19:31 Serial 7 1,271 7.9% 22.2%
18 10/08/2014 ANZAC Girls 20:30 21:30 Mini-series ABC 1,249 7.8% 19.8%
19 1/06/2014 A Place to Call Home 20:44 21:44 Mini-series 7 1,213 7.5% 19.8%
20 6/07/2014 A Place to Call Home 21:47 22:50 Mini-series 7 1,210 7.5% 25.0%
21 18/02/2014 Winners & Losers 21:03 22:01 Series 7 1,201 7.5% 22.3%
22 28/01/2014 Home and Away 19:00 19:32 Serial 7 1,200 7.5% 21.4%
23 1/09/2014 House Husbands (Episode 2) 21:48 22:53 Mini-series 9 1,191 7.4% 29.1%
24 15/06/2014 A Place to Call Home 20:51 21:50 Mini-series 7 1,186 7.4% 19.2%
25 22/06/2014 A Place to Call Home 21:19 22:19 Mini-series 7 1,182 7.4% 22.0%
26 4/02/2014 Winners & Losers 21:03 22:01 Series 7 1,160 7.2% 21.4%
27 25/02/2014 Winners & Losers 20:51 21:51 Series 7 1,160 7.2% 20.5%
28 25/05/2014 A Place to Call Home 20:44 21:44 Mini-series 7 1,159 7.2% 18.6%
29 28/01/2014 Winners & Losers 20:50 21:46 Series 7 1,159 7.2% 19.7%
30 16/03/2014 Fat Tony & Co 20:57 22:01 Mini-series 9 1,153 7.2% 19.9%
31 9/02/2014 Schapelle 20:40 22:39 Telemovie 9 1,153 7.2% 18.4%
32 6/08/2014 Offspring 20:54 21:55 Mini-series TEN 1,150 7.2% 21.3%
33 29/04/2014 Home and Away 19:00 19:32 Serial 7 1,149 7.1% 20.2%
34 16/07/2014 Offspring 20:47 21:50 Mini-series TEN 1,140 7.1% 20.4%
35 8/06/2014 A Place to Call Home 20:47 21:46 Mini-series 7 1,137 7.1% 19.7%
36 4/08/2014 House Husbands 20:48 21:48 Mini-series 9 1,137 7.1% 19.8%
37 21/04/2014 Home and Away 19:00 19:33 Serial 7 1,127 7.0% 18.8%
38 17/06/2014 Winners & Losers 20:57 21:57 Series 7 1,119 7.0% 20.9%
39 7/02/2014 The Doctor Blake Mysteries 20:33 21:32 Mini-series ABC 1,117 6.9% 21.2%
40 18/03/2014 Winners & Losers 20:50 21:55 Series 7 1,117 6.9% 20.3%
41 3/02/2014 Home and Away 19:00 19:33 Serial 7 1,111 6.9% 19.5%
42 28/02/2014 The Doctor Blake Mysteries 20:33 21:31 Mini-series ABC 1,111 6.9% 22.7%
43 18/08/2014 House Husbands 20:46 21:50 Mini-series 9 1,110 6.9% 20.1%
44 4/02/2014 Home and Away 19:00 19:32 Serial 7 1,107 6.9% 20.0%
45 29/01/2014 Home and Away 19:00 19:33 Serial 7 1,106 6.9% 20.5%
46 25/08/2014 House Husbands 20:46 21:49 Mini-series 9 1,106 6.9% 19.8%
47 23/03/2014 Fat Tony & Co 20:40 21:55 Mini-series 9 1,105 6.9% 17.5%
48 20/07/2014 House Husbands 21:23 22:29 Mini-series 9 1,103 6.9% 21.8%
49 21/03/2014 The Doctor Blake Mysteries 20:33 21:29 Mini-series ABC 1,101 6.9% 20.2%
50 15/07/2014 Winners & Losers 21:15 22:15 Series 7 1,101 6.9% 22.5%

Source: OzTAM; compiled by Screen Australia.

Notes:
All people, consolidated, five-city metro average audience, 1 January to 31 December 2014. Australian titles only.
Ranked by average audience. Programs with the same rating are ranked by unrounded total number of people viewing.
ABC’s main channel was renamed ABC1 in February 2008. SBS’s main channel was renamed SBS ONE in June 2009.
Although not identified as such, the screening listed may be a repeat screening of the program. Repeats are indicated when known.
* TARP (Target Audience Rating Point): the average viewing audience expressed as a percentage of the Universe Estimate (see About the data).
** SHR (Share): refers to the viewers of a particular program or time band as a percentage of total TV viewing for the same time period across all stations including Subscription, Spill-in and Community TV (see About the data).

Top


2013

Rank Date Title Start time End time Format Network Total people ('000s) TARP %* SHR %**
1 28/04/2013 A Place to Call Home 20:44 21:47 Mini-series 7 1,930 12.2% 29.5%
2 5/02/2013 Packed to the Rafters 20:44 21:43 Series 7 1,762 11.2% 29.0%
3 28/07/2013 Underbelly: Squizzy (Episode 1) 20:45 21:42 Mini-series 9 1,733 11.0% 26.9%
4 16/04/2013 Packed to the Rafters 20:55 21:57 Series 7 1,619 10.3% 28.1%
5 29/01/2013 Packed to the Rafters 20:47 21:48 Series 7 1,613 10.2% 27.3%
6 26/02/2013 Packed to the Rafters 20:44 21:43 Series 7 1,609 10.2% 25.5%
7 2/07/2013 Packed to the Rafters (Final) 21:44 22:46 Series 7 1,585 10.0% 33.7%
8 2/07/2013 Packed to the Rafters 20:44 21:44 Series 7 1,584 10.0% 25.3%
9 5/03/2013 Packed to the Rafters 20:52 21:50 Series 7 1,582 10.0% 26.8%
10 12/03/2013 Packed to the Rafters 20:45 21:45 Series 7 1,568 9.9% 26.1%
11 19/03/2013 Packed to the Rafters 20:52 21:52 Series 7 1,562 9.9% 26.8%
12 19/02/2013 Packed to the Rafters 20:50 21:47 Series 7 1,559 9.9% 26.4%
13 5/05/2013 A Place to Call Home 20:41 21:44 Mini-series 7 1,539 9.7% 23.3%
14 12/02/2013 Packed to the Rafters 20:44 22:15 Series 7 1,533 9.7% 27.8%
15 23/04/2013 Packed to the Rafters 20:56 21:57 Series 7 1,527 9.7% 25.5%
16 21/07/2013 A Place to Call Home 20:43 21:41 Mini-series 7 1,494 9.5% 22.2%
17 16/06/2013 A Place to Call Home 20:47 21:48 Mini-series 7 1,467 9.3% 22.1%
18 2/06/2013 A Place to Call Home 20:44 21:47 Mini-series 7 1,457 9.2% 21.4%
19 14/07/2013 A Place to Call Home 20:43 21:44 Mini-series 7 1,452 9.2% 21.3%
20 30/06/2013 A Place to Call Home 20:52 21:54 Mini-series 7 1,448 9.2% 22.4%
21 12/05/2013 A Place to Call Home 20:45 21:45 Mini-series 7 1,447 9.2% 21.0%
22 21/05/2013 Packed to the Rafters 20:37 21:37 Series 7 1,438 9.1% 23.3%
23 26/05/2013 A Place to Call Home 20:44 21:44 Mini-series 7 1,434 9.1% 20.9%
24 26/03/2013 Packed to the Rafters 20:37 21:36 Series 7 1,411 8.9% 24.1%
25 23/06/2013 A Place to Call Home 20:45 21:44 Mini-series 7 1,407 8.9% 21.0%
26 7/07/2013 A Place to Call Home 20:40 21:41 Mini-series 7 1,385 8.8% 20.8%
27 19/05/2013 A Place to Call Home 20:40 21:42 Mini-series 7 1,377 8.7% 19.4%
28 25/06/2013 Packed to the Rafters 20:51 21:50 Series 7 1,377 8.7% 22.2%
29 9/04/2013 Packed to the Rafters 20:40 21:41 Series 7 1,372 8.7% 22.0%
30 4/06/2013 Packed to the Rafters 20:45 21:45 Series 7 1,344 8.5% 21.6%
31 1/02/2013 The Doctor Blake Mysteries 20:33 21:28 Mini-series ABC1 1,343 8.5% 25.3%
32 19/05/2013 House Husbands 20:30 21:40 Mini-series 9 1,337 8.5% 18.7%
33 29/04/2013 House Husbands 20:46 21:51 Mini-series 9 1,327 8.4% 21.8%
34 11/06/2013 Packed to the Rafters 20:43 21:42 Series 7 1,326 8.4% 20.9%
35 9/06/2013 A Place to Call Home 20:43 21:44 Mini-series 7 1,322 8.4% 21.0%
36 30/04/2013 Packed to the Rafters 21:09 22:06 Series 7 1,319 8.3% 23.7%
37 7/05/2013 Packed to the Rafters 20:36 21:36 Series 7 1,301 8.2% 20.6%
38 6/05/2013 House Husbands 20:46 21:49 Mini-series 9 1,299 8.2% 22.1%
39 14/05/2013 Packed to the Rafters 20:50 21:48 Series 7 1,297 8.2% 20.7%
40 8/04/2013 House Husbands 20:48 21:58 Mini-series 9 1,292 8.2% 21.6%
41 28/07/2013 Underbelly: Squizzy (Episode 2) 21:43 22:40 Mini-series 9 1,269 8.0% 28.4%
42 18/06/2013 Packed to the Rafters 20:40 21:41 Series 7 1,250 7.9% 19.0%
43 24/09/2013 Winners & Losers 20:49 21:49 Series 7 1,245 7.9% 23.1%
44 14/08/2013 Offspring 20:36 21:41 Mini-series 10 1,244 7.9% 19.8%
45 22/04/2013 House Husbands 20:47 21:50 Mini-series 9 1,239 7.8% 20.2%
46 27/11/2013 Home and Away 19:00 20:47 Serial 7 1,225 7.8% 23.1%
47 28/05/2013 Packed to the Rafters 20:45 21:43 Series 7 1,224 7.7% 19.7%
48 13/08/2013 Winners & Losers 20:51 21:52 Series 7 1,203 7.6% 21.0%
49 7/08/2013 Offspring 20:34 21:41 Mini-series 10 1,202 7.6% 19.9%
50 26/05/2013 House Husbands 20:30 21:40 Mini-series 9 1,196 7.6% 17.1%

Source: OzTAM; compiled by Screen Australia.

Notes:
All people, consolidated, five-city metro average audience, 1 January to 31 December 2013. Australian titles only.
Ranked by average audience. Programs with the same rating are ranked by unrounded total number of people viewing.
ABC’s main channel was renamed ABC1 in February 2008. SBS’s main channel was renamed SBS ONE in June 2009.
Although not identified as such, the screening listed may be a repeat screening of the program. Repeats are indicated when known.
* TARP (Target Audience Rating Point): the average viewing audience expressed as a percentage of the Universe Estimate (see About the data).
** SHR (Share): refers to the viewers of a particular program or time band as a percentage of total TV viewing for the same time period across all stations including Subscription, Spill-in and Community TV (see About the data).

Top


2012

Rank Date Title Start time End time Format Network Total people ('000s) TARP %* SHR %**
1 19/08/2012 Howzat! Kerry Packer’s War – Part 1 20:36 22:33 Mini-series 9 2,374 15.1% 39.0%
2 26/08/2012 Howzat! Kerry Packer’s War – Part 2 20:43 22:35 Mini-series 9 2,344 14.9% 38.2%
3 13/08/2012 Underbelly: Badness 20:38 21:46 Mini-series 9 1,965 12.5% 31.5%
4 13/03/2012 Packed to the Rafters 20:40 21:40 Series 7 1,906 12.1% 30.6%
5 22/04/2012 Beaconsfield 20:30 22:55 Telemovie 9 1,725 11.0% 28.5%
6 6/03/2012 Packed to the Rafters 20:45 21:45 Series 7 1,723 11.0% 28.6%
7 28/02/2012 Packed to the Rafters 20:41 21:39 Series 7 1,701 10.8% 26.6%
8 20/03/2012 Packed to the Rafters 20:44 21:44 Series 7 1,700 10.8% 27.4%
9 14/02/2012 Packed to the Rafters 20:37 21:36 Series 7 1,693 10.8% 27.4%
10 21/02/2012 Packed to the Rafters 20:38 21:38 Series 7 1,664 10.6% 27.4%
11 12/06/2012 Packed to the Rafters 20:34 21:34 Series 7 1,590 10.1% 24.4%
12 2/09/2012 House Husbands 2:30 2:31 Mini-series 9 1,578 10.1% 24.0%
13 19/06/2012 Packed to the Rafters 20:32 21:32 Series 7 1,557 9.9% 24.8%
14 29/05/2012 Packed to the Rafters 20:35 21:34 Series 7 1,534 9.8% 24.4%
15 14/02/2012 Packed to the Rafters (episode 2) 21:36 22:35 Series 7 1,520 9.7% 30.6%
16 16/09/2012 House Husbands 20:37 21:40 Mini-series 9 1,482 9.4% 22.2%
17 7/10/2012 Underground: The Julian Assange Story 20:35 22:36 Telemovie 10 1,474 9.4% 24.8%
18 22/05/2012 Packed to the Rafters 20:33 21:34 Series 7 1,459 9.3% 22.6%
19 6/11/2012 Winners & Losers 20:39 21:39 Series 7 1,439 9.2% 23.9%
20 4/09/2012 Winners & Losers 20:43 21:43 Series 7 1,434 9.1% 25.0%
21 20/08/2012 Underbelly: Badness 20:35 21:39 Mini-series 9 1,425 9.1% 22.3%
22 15/05/2012 Packed to the Rafters 20:36 21:36 Series 7 1,422 9.1% 21.7%
23 24/04/2012 Packed to the Rafters 20:40 21:41 Series 7 1,418 9.0% 19.8%
24 9/09/2012 House Husbands 20:40 21:43 Mini-series 9 1,408 9.0% 21.6%
25 8/05/2012 Packed to the Rafters 20:45 21:43 Series 7 1,405 9.0% 21.5%
26 15/05/2012 Bikie Wars: Brothers in Arms (episode 1) 20:39 21:43 Mini-series 10 1,400 8.9% 21.8%
27 17/04/2012 Packed to the Rafters 20:42 21:42 Series 7 1,384 8.8% 19.9%
28 23/09/2012 House Husbands 20:40 21:47 Mini-series 9 1,382 8.8% 21.2%
29 5/06/2012 Packed to the Rafters 20:34 21:34 Series 7 1,369 8.7% 20.2%
30 1/05/2012 Packed to the Rafters 20:43 21:44 Series 7 1,355 8.6% 19.6%
31 21/08/2012 Winners & Losers 20:35 21:35 Series 7 1,348 8.6% 23.1%
32 28/08/2012 Winners & Losers 20:37 21:37 Series 7 1,328 8.5% 21.9%
33 18/09/2012 Winners & Losers 20:45 21:47 Series 7 1,326 8.4% 24.4%
34 13/11/2012 Winners & Losers 20:51 21:51 Series 7 1,316 8.4% 23.5%
35 27/11/2012 Winners & Losers 20:32 21:35 Series 7 1,313 8.4% 22.6%
36 11/09/2012 Winners & Losers 20:50 21:50 Series 7 1,303 8.3% 24.1%
37 21/08/2012 Winners & Losers (episode 2) 21:35 22:34 Series 7 1,281 8.2% 29.2%
38 23/10/2012 Winners & Losers 20:41 21:42 Series 7 1,280 8.2% 22.2%
39 16/10/2012 Winners & Losers 20:42 21:42 Series 7 1,269 8.1% 20.8%
40 30/09/2012 House Husbands 20:54 21:59 Mini-series 9 1,268 8.1% 22.1%
41 30/10/2012 Winners & Losers 20:44 21:45 Series 7 1,264 8.1% 21.3%
42 10/07/2012 Winners & Losers 20:36 21:34 Series 7 1,246 7.9% 20.5%
43 11/07/2012 Offspring 20:37 21:44 Mini-series 10 1,242 7.9% 20.3%
44 4/11/2012 House Husbands (series final) 20:41 21:44 Mini-series 9 1,238 7.9% 20.2%
45 9/10/2012 Winners & Losers 20:44 21:43 Series 7 1,233 7.9% 21.0%
46 27/08/2012 Underbelly: Badness 20:34 21:39 Mini-series 9 1,230 7.8% 20.2%
47 26/06/2012 Winners & Losers 20:34 21:35 Series 7 1,223 7.8% 20.3%
48 17/09/2012 Underbelly: Badness 20:36 21:44 Mini-series 9 1,206 7.7% 19.3%
49 24/07/2012 Winners & Losers 20:35 21:34 Series 7 1,203 7.7% 20.6%
50 10/09/2012 Underbelly: Badness 20:35 21:41 Mini-series 9 1,199 7.6% 19.8%

Source: OzTAM; compiled by Screen Australia.

Notes:
All people, consolidated, five-city metro average audience, 1 January to 31 December 2012. Australian titles only.
Ranked by average audience. Programs with the same rating are ranked by unrounded total number of people viewing.
ABC’s main channel was renamed ABC1 in February 2008. SBS’s main channel was renamed SBS ONE in June 2009.
Although not identified as such, the screening listed may be a repeat screening of the program. Repeats are indicated when known.
* TARP (Target Audience Rating Point): the average viewing audience expressed as a percentage of the Universe Estimate (see About the data).
** SHR (Share): refers to the viewers of a particular program or time band as a percentage of total TV viewing for the same time period across all stations including Subscription, Spill-in and Community TV (see About the data).

Top


2011

Rank Date Title Start time End time Format Network Total people ('000s) TARP %* SHR %**
1 21/08/2011 Underbelly: Razor (series premiere) 20:32 21:33 Mini-series 9 2,794 18.1% 40.7%
2 21/08/2011 Underbelly: Razor 21:34 22:34 Mini-series 9 2,352 15.3% 41.5%
3 8/02/2011 Packed to the Rafters series 4 20:38 21:36 Series 7 2,115 13.7% 31.8%
4 23/08/2011 Packed to the Rafters series 4 20:40 21:40 Series 7 2,011 13.0% 32.4%
5 28/08/2011 Underbelly: Razor 20:36 21:41 Mini-series 9 1,995 12.9% 31.3%
6 8/03/2011 Packed to the Rafters series 4 20:40 21:39 Series 7 1,969 12.8% 30.1%
7 15/02/2011 Packed to the Rafters series 4 20:38 21:36 Series 7 1,958 12.7% 30.4%
8 22/02/2011 Packed to the Rafters series 4 20:32 21:30 Series 7 1,925 12.5% 29.3%
9 1/03/2011 Packed to the Rafters series 4 20:39 21:39 Series 7 1,903 12.4% 28.6%
10 15/03/2011 Packed to the Rafters series 4 20:39 21:39 Series 7 1,851 12.0% 28.8%
11 20/09/2011 Packed to the Rafters series 4 20:41 21:40 Series 7 1,830 11.9% 28.0%
12 4/09/2011 Wild Boys (series premiere) 19:34 20:34 Mini-series 7 1,827 11.9% 27.1%
13 6/09/2011 Packed to the Rafters series 4 20:40 21:41 Series 7 1,812 11.8% 29.1%
14 30/08/2011 Packed to the Rafters series 4 20:41 21:40 Series 7 1,798 11.7% 29.4%
15 18/10/2011 Packed to the Rafters series 4 20:42 21:41 Series 7 1,785 11.6% 29.6%
16 4/09/2011 Underbelly: Razor 20:36 21:35 Mini-series 9 1,754 11.4% 27.1%
17 25/10/2011 Packed to the Rafters series 4 20:43 21:42 Series 7 1,753 11.4% 28.6%
18 4/10/2011 Packed to the Rafters series 4 20:41 21:41 Series 7 1,750 11.4% 28.5%
19 11/10/2011 Packed to the Rafters series 4 20:40 21:40 Series 7 1,733 11.2% 27.4%
20 13/09/2011 Packed to the Rafters series 4 20:42 21:41 Series 7 1,730 11.2% 29.3%
21 22/03/2011 Winners & Losers 20:43 21:44 Series 7 1,726 11.2% 27.1%
22 29/03/2011 Winners & Losers 20:38 21:34 Series 7 1,700 11.0% 26.3%
23 11/05/2011 Angry Boys 21:00 21:30 Series ABC1 1,649 10.7% 24.4%
24 11/09/2011 Underbelly: Razor 20:35 21:39 Mini-series 9 1,633 10.6% 26.0%
25 25/09/2011 Underbelly: Razor 20:35 21:36 Mini-series 9 1,610 10.4% 25.6%
26 18/09/2011 Underbelly: Razor 20:33 21:37 Mini-series 9 1,605 10.4% 25.5%
27 6/11/2011 Underbelly: Razor 20:39 21:49 Mini-series 9 1,585 10.3% 24.8%
28 14/06/2011 Winners & Losers 21:10 22:10 Series 7 1,567 10.2% 27.0%
29 18/05/2011 Angry Boys 21:02 21:32 Series ABC1 1,559 10.1% 23.2%
30 29/03/2011 Winners & Losers 21:34 22:08 Series 7 1,544 10.0% 28.9%
31 7/02/2011 Underbelly Files: Tell Them Lucifer Was Here 20:37 22:47 Telemovie 9 1,529 9.9% 26.3%
32 12/04/2011 Winners & Losers 20:43 21:43 Series 7 1,525 9.9% 24.3%
33 5/04/2011 Winners & Losers 20:38 21:38 Series 7 1,522 9.9% 24.0%
34 24/05/2011 Winners & Losers 20:40 21:40 Series 7 1,516 9.8% 22.5%
35 21/06/2011 Winners & Losers 21:10 22:10 Series 7 1,508 9.8% 25.7%
36 11/09/2011 Wild Boys 19:31 20:30 Mini-series 7 1,504 9.8% 22.2%
37 9/10/2011 Underbelly: Razor 20:39 21:43 Mini-series 9 1,493 9.7% 23.4%
38 17/05/2011 Winners & Losers 20:38 21:37 Series 7 1,492 9.7% 22.2%
39 18/04/2011 Paper Giants: The Birth of Cleo Part 2 20:33 22:03 Mini-series ABC1 1,487 9.7% 25.2%
40 16/10/2011 Underbelly: Razor 20:47 21:51 Mini-series 9 1,477 9.6% 23.9%
41 7/06/2011 Winners & Losers 21:10 22:11 Series 7 1,472 9.6% 25.6%
42 30/10/2011 Underbelly: Razor 20:39 21:46 Mini-series 9 1,469 9.5% 24.2%
43 2/08/2011 Winners & Losers 21:27 22:29 Series 7 1,465 9.5% 28.5%
44 2/10/2011 Underbelly: Razor 20:49 21:50 Mini-series 9 1,461 9.5% 22.8%
45 10/05/2011 Winners & Losers 20:41 21:41 Series 7 1,459 9.5% 22.0%
46 28/06/2011 Winners & Losers 21:10 22:10 Series 7 1,451 9.4% 24.7%
47 23/10/2011 Underbelly: Razor 20:45 21:50 Mini-series 9 1,449 9.4% 22.8%
48 16/08/2011 Winners & Losers 20:36 21:35 Series 7 1,443 9.4% 22.9%
49 23/08/2011 Winners & Losers 21:40 22:39 Series 7 1,433 9.3% 32.1%
50 31/05/2011 Winners & Losers 21:11 22:10 Series 7 1,433 9.3% 24.4%

Source: OzTAM; compiled by Screen Australia.

Notes:
All people, consolidated, five-city metro average audience, 1 January to 31 December 2011. Australian titles only.
Ranked by average audience. Programs with the same rating are ranked by unrounded total number of people viewing.
ABC’s main channel was renamed ABC1 in February 2008. SBS’s main channel was renamed SBS ONE in June 2009.
Although not identified as such, the screening listed may be a repeat screening of the program. Repeats are indicated when known.
* TARP (Target Audience Rating Point): the average viewing audience expressed as a percentage of the Universe Estimate (see About the data).
** SHR (Share): refers to the viewers of a particular program or time band as a percentage of total TV viewing for the same time period across all stations including Subscription, Spill-in and Community TV (see About the data).

Top


2010

Rank Date Title Start time End time Format Network Total people ('000s) TARP %* SHR %**
1 02/11/2010 Packed to the Rafters series 3 20:37 21:36 Series 7 2,484 16.7% 36.1%
2 11/04/2010 Underbelly: The Golden Mile (series premiere) 20:36 21:34 Mini-series 9 2,358 15.9% 36.0%
3 09/11/2010 Packed to the Rafters series 3 20:38 21:40 Series 7 2,259 15.2% 33.5%
4 16/11/2010 Packed to the Rafters series 3 (series finale) 20:37 21:38 Series 7 2,249 15.1% 34.5%
5 03/08/2010 Packed to the Rafters series 3 20:39 21:41 Series 7 2,162 14.5% 34.4%
6 10/08/2010 Packed to the Rafters series 3 20:37 21:38 Series 7 2,139 14.4% 33.8%
7 11/04/2010 Underbelly: The Golden Mile 21:35 22:38 Mini-series 9 2,126 14.3% 40.0%
8 29/06/2010 Packed to the Rafters series 3^ (series premiere) 20:39 22:38 Series 7 2,071 13.9% 36.1%
9 24/08/2010 Packed to the Rafters series 3 20:40 21:39 Series 7 2,069 13.9% 33.8%
10 20/07/2010 Packed to the Rafters series 3 20:39 21:38 Series 7 2,064 13.9% 33.5%
11 27/07/2010 Packed to the Rafters series 3 20:38 21:37 Series 7 2,062 13.9% 32.8%
12 17/08/2010 Packed to the Rafters series 3 20:40 21:41 Series 7 2,059 13.8% 33.6%
13 14/09/2010 Packed to the Rafters series 3 20:40 21:40 Series 7 2,047 13.8% 32.8%
14 18/04/2010 Underbelly: The Golden Mile 20:37 21:40 Mini-series 9 2,044 13.7% 31.4%
15 31/08/2010 Packed to the Rafters series 3 20:41 21:42 Series 7 1,988 13.4% 31.5%
16 21/09/2010 Packed to the Rafters series 3 20:38 21:39 Series 7 1,974 13.3% 32.8%
17 06/07/2010 Packed to the Rafters series 3 20:38 21:38 Series 7 1,952 13.1% 31.8%
18 19/10/2010 Packed to the Rafters series 3 20:38 21:38 Series 7 1,940 13.1% 30.3%
19 12/10/2010 Packed to the Rafters series 3 20:37 21:37 Series 7 1,913 12.9% 31.0%
20 27/06/2010 Underbelly: The Golden Mile (series finale) 20:36 21:45 Mini-series 9 1,909 12.8% 29.7%
21 13/07/2010 Packed to the Rafters series 3 20:38 21:37 Series 7 1,899 12.8% 31.6%
22 07/09/2010 Packed to the Rafters series 3 20:39 21:40 Series 7 1,879 12.6% 30.5%
23 26/10/2010 Packed to the Rafters series 3 20:37 21:36 Series 7 1,865 12.5% 28.6%
24 05/10/2010 Packed to the Rafters series 3 20:37 21:35 Series 7 1,819 12.2% 28.2%
25 28/09/2010 Packed to the Rafters series 3 20:37 21:36 Series 7 1,793 12.1% 28.4%
26 30/05/2010 Underbelly: The Golden Mile 20:33 21:37 Mini-series 9 1,772 11.9% 25.8%
27 23/05/2010 Underbelly: The Golden Mile 20:33 21:35 Mini-series 9 1,770 11.9% 26.4%
28 09/05/2010 Underbelly: The Golden Mile 21:36 22:32 Mini-series 9 1,762 11.9% 33.1%
29 09/05/2010 Underbelly: The Golden Mile 20:30 21:35 Mini-series 9 1,746 11.7% 26.5%
30 16/05/2010 Underbelly: The Golden Mile 20:36 21:39 Mini-series 9 1,745 11.7% 26.6%
31 06/06/2010 Underbelly: The Golden Mile 20:35 21:39 Mini-series 9 1,686 11.3% 25.6%
32 25/04/2010 Underbelly: The Golden Mile 20:35 21:41 Mini-series 9 1,612 10.8% 27.1%
33 20/06/2010 Underbelly: The Golden Mile 20:34 21:37 Mini-series 9 1,600 10.8% 24.0%
34 18/07/2010 Hawke 20:36 22:42 Telemovie 10 1,597 10.7% 31.2%
35 13/06/2010 Underbelly: The Golden Mile 20:35 21:39 Mini-series 9 1,479 9.9% 25.1%
36 28/02/2010 Wicked Love: The Maria Korp Story 20:35 22:34 Telemovie 9 1,360 9.1% 24.5%
37 15/04/2010 Sea Patrol series 4 (series premiere) 20:32 21:35 Mini-series 9 1,307 8.8% 23.9%
38 20/05/2010 Sea Patrol series 4 20:33 21:31 Mini-series 9 1,267 8.5% 22.2%
39 03/06/2010 Sea Patrol series 4 20:34 21:35 Mini-series 9 1,250 8.4% 21.3%
40 10/06/2010 Sea Patrol series 4 20:33 21:35 Mini-series 9 1,243 8.4% 21.3%
41 12/09/2010 Offspring series 1 20:39 21:41 Mini-series 10 1,242 8.4% 19.0%
42 24/06/2010 Sea Patrol series 4 20:35 21:37 Mini-series 9 1,241 8.3% 21.3%
43 02/09/2010 Cops L.A.C. (series premiere) 20:38 21:45 Series 9 1,238 8.3% 21.4%
44 27/05/2010 Sea Patrol series 4 20:34 21:35 Mini-series 9 1,225 8.2% 21.1%
45 15/08/2010 Offspring series 1 20:40 22:43 Telemovie 10 1,214 8.2% 23.0%
46 29/08/2010 Offspring series 1 20:35 21:38 Mini-series 10 1,212 8.2% 19.0%
47 25/05/2010 Home and Away series 23 19:04 19:34 Serial 7 1,190 8.0% 20.2%
48 22/08/2010 Offspring series 1 (series premiere) 20:34 21:39 Mini-series 10 1,183 8.0% 19.3%
49 03/11/2010 City Homicide series 4 20:39 21:36 Series 7 1,172 7.9% 19.8%
50 01/03/2010 Home and Away series 23 19:04 19:33 Serial 7 1,169 7.9% 21.4%

Source: OzTAM; compiled by Screen Australia.

Notes:
All people, consolidated, five-city metro average audience, 1 January to 31 December 2010, Australian titles only.
Ranked by average audience. Programs with the same rating are ranked by unrounded total number of people viewing.
ABC’s main channel was renamed ABC1 in February 2008. SBS’s main channel was renamed SBS ONE in June 2009.
Although not identified as such, the screening listed may be a repeat screening of the program. Repeats are indicated when known.
* TARP (Target Audience Rating Point): the average viewing audience expressed as a percentage of the Universe Estimate (see About the data).
** SHR (Share): refers to the viewers of a particular program or time band as a percentage of total TV viewing for the same time period across all stations including Subscription, Spill-in and Community TV (see About the data).
^ Double episode.

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2009

Rank Date Title Start time End time Format Network Total people ('000s) TARP %* SHR %**
1 09/02/2009 Underbelly: A Tale of Two Cities (series premiere) 20:41 21:34 Mini-series 9 2,582 17.7% 43.3%
2 16/02/2009 Underbelly: A Tale of Two Cities 20:37 21:40 Mini-series 9 2,476 17.0% 41.6%
3 09/02/2009 Underbelly: A Tale of Two Cities 21:35 22:37 Mini-series 9 2,397 16.5% 48.8%
4 23/02/2009 Underbelly: A Tale of Two Cities 20:37 21:38 Mini-series 9 2,334 16.0% 39.1%
5 09/03/2009 Underbelly: A Tale of Two Cities 20:35 21:36 Mini-series 9 2,269 15.6% 38.8%
6 02/03/2009 Underbelly: A Tale of Two Cities 20:34 21:35 Mini-series 9 2,234 15.3% 38.7%
7 16/03/2009 Underbelly: A Tale of Two Cities 20:35 21:36 Mini-series 9 2,174 14.9% 38.4%
8 30/03/2009 Underbelly: A Tale of Two Cities 20:36 21:43 Mini-series 9 2,128 14.6% 36.2%
9 04/05/2009 Underbelly: A Tale of Two Cities (series finale) 20:36 21:42 Mini-series 9 2,090 14.4% 36.0%
10 03/11/2009 Packed to the Rafters series 2 20:36 21:36 Series 7 2,072 14.2% 35.0%
11 23/03/2009 Underbelly: A Tale of Two Cities 20:33 21:36 Mini-series 9 2,069 14.2% 35.8%
12 24/11/2009 Packed to the Rafters series 2 (series finale) 20:36 21:36 Series 7 2,049 14.1% 35.0%
13 24/03/2009 Packed to the Rafters series 1 (series finale) 20:35 21:33 Series 7 2,033 14.0% 34.4%
14 27/10/2009 Packed to the Rafters series 2 20:37 21:37 Series 7 1,960 13.5% 33.7%
15 01/09/2009 Packed to the Rafters series 2 20:39 21:40 Series 7 1,943 13.3% 35.1%
16 28/07/2009 Packed to the Rafters series 2 20:38 21:38 Series 7 1,932 13.3% 33.6%
17 25/08/2009 Packed to the Rafters series 2 20:38 21:39 Series 7 1,930 13.3% 34.5%
18 08/09/2009 Packed to the Rafters series 2 20:37 21:38 Series 7 1,913 13.1% 35.2%
19 11/08/2009 Packed to the Rafters series 2 20:37 21:36 Series 7 1,909 13.1% 33.3%
20 18/08/2009 Packed to the Rafters series 2 20:39 21:38 Series 7 1,894 13.0% 33.4%
21 17/03/2009 Packed to the Rafters series 1 20:35 21:33 Series 7 1,887 13.0% 33.3%
22 04/08/2009 Packed to the Rafters series 2 20:38 21:39 Series 7 1,880 12.9% 32.5%
23 03/03/2009 Packed to the Rafters series 1 20:34 21:33 Series 7 1,875 12.9% 31.9%
24 03/02/2009 Packed to the Rafters series 1 20:35 21:34 Series 7 1,874 12.9% 31.7%
25 21/07/2009 Packed to the Rafters series 2 20:36 21:35 Series 7 1,857 12.8% 32.8%
26 10/11/2009 Packed to the Rafters series 2 20:37 21:35 Series 7 1,853 12.7% 34.2%
27 13/10/2009 Packed to the Rafters series 2 20:37 21:35 Series 7 1,841 12.6% 33.1%
28 24/02/2009 Packed to the Rafters series 1 20:35 21:35 Series 7 1,839 12.6% 31.8%
29 07/07/2009 Packed to the Rafters series 2 20:40 21:41 Series 7 1,834 12.6% 32.4%
30 10/03/2009 Packed to the Rafters series 1 20:34 21:33 Series 7 1,817 12.5% 31.4%
31 20/04/2009 Underbelly: A Tale of Two Cities 20:38 21:33 Mini-series 9 1,808 12.4% 34.8%
32 15/09/2009 Packed to the Rafters series 2 20:36 21:35 Series 7 1,806 12.4% 34.0%
33 17/11/2009 Packed to the Rafters series 2 20:35 21:36 Series 7 1,805 12.4% 32.8%
34 14/07/2009 Packed to the Rafters series 2 20:36 21:34 Series 7 1,794 12.3% 30.6%
35 22/09/2009 Packed to the Rafters series 2 20:36 21:35 Series 7 1,766 12.1% 33.2%
36 06/10/2009 Packed to the Rafters series 2 20:39 21:38 Series 7 1,756 12.1% 31.0%
37 17/02/2009 Packed to the Rafters series 1 20:37 21:35 Series 7 1,740 12.0% 31.1%
38 27/04/2009 Underbelly: A Tale of Two Cities 20:35 21:40 Mini-series 9 1,711 11.8% 27.4%
39 20/10/2009 Packed to the Rafters series 2 20:34 21:33 Series 7 1,701 11.7% 31.0%
40 29/09/2009 Packed to the Rafters series 2 20:37 21:36 Series 7 1,697 11.7% 30.6%
41 10/02/2009 Packed to the Rafters series 1 20:34 21:34 Series 7 1,688 11.6% 28.5%
42 30/06/2009 Packed to the Rafters series 2 (series premiere) 20:37 21:38 Series 7 1,520 10.4% 35.8%
43 27/10/2009 All Saints series 12 (series finale) 21:37 22:42 Series 7 1,505 10.3% 34.8%
44 27/01/2009 Home and Away series 22 19:01 19:32 Serial 7 1,428 9.8% 27.1%
45 03/08/2009 Home and Away series 22 19:03 19:33 Serial 7 1,421 9.8% 24.8%
46 18/05/2009 Sea Patrol series 3 (series premiere) 20:35 21:37 Mini-series 9 1,399 9.6% 24.2%
47 17/08/2009 City Homicide series 3 20:35 21:35 Series 7 1,390 9.5% 24.2%
48 31/08/2009 City Homicide series 3 20:36 21:37 Series 7 1,389 9.5% 24.3%
49 25/05/2009 Sea Patrol series 3 20:35 21:36 Mini-series 9 1,384 9.5% 23.9%
50 28/01/2009 Home and Away series 22 19:01 19:33 Serial 7 1,370 9.4% 26.4%

Source: OzTAM; compiled by Screen Australia.

Notes:
All people, consolidated, five-city metro average audience, 1 January to 31 December 2009, Australian titles only.
Ranked by average audience. Programs with the same rating are ranked by unrounded total number of people viewing.
ABC’s main channel was renamed ABC1 in February 2008. SBS’s main channel was renamed SBS ONE in June 2009.
Although not identified as such, the screening listed may be a repeat screening of the program. Repeats are indicated when known.
* TARP (Target Audience Rating Point): the average viewing audience expressed as a percentage of the Universe Estimate (see About the data).
** SHR (Share): refers to the viewers of a particular program or time band as a percentage of total TV viewing for the same time period across all stations including Subscription, Spill-in and Community TV (see About the data).

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2008

Rank Date Title Start time End time Format Network Total people ('000s) TARP %* SHR %**
1 04/11/2008 Packed to the Rafters series 1 20:36 21:35 Series 7 2,070 14.5% 36.1%
2 02/09/2008 Packed to the Rafters series 1 20:36 21:35 Series 7 2,044 14.4% 33.9%
3 18/11/2008 Packed to the Rafters series 1 20:35 21:32 Series 7 2,013 14.1% 35.6%
4 07/10/2008 Packed to the Rafters series 1 20:37 21:35 Series 7 1,978 13.9% 35.3%
5 09/09/2008 Packed to the Rafters series 1 20:35 21:33 Series 7 1,960 13.8% 33.1%
6 11/11/2008 Packed to the Rafters series 1 20:36 21:34 Series 7 1,959 13.8% 34.5%
7 26/08/2008 Packed to the Rafters series 1 (series premiere) 20:37 21:35 Series 7 1,945 13.7% 32.5%
8 23/09/2008 Packed to the Rafters series 1 20:34 21:35 Series 7 1,943 13.7% 34.1%
9 28/10/2008 Packed to the Rafters series 1 20:37 21:35 Series 7 1,926 13.5% 34.3%
10 16/09/2008 Packed to the Rafters series 1 20:36 21:35 Series 7 1,895 13.3% 32.0%
11 14/10/2008 Packed to the Rafters series 1 20:36 21:33 Series 7 1,881 13.2% 33.3%
12 25/08/2008 City Homicide series 2 20:35 21:34 Series 7 1,881 13.2% 33.1%
13 21/10/2008 Packed to the Rafters series 1 20:37 21:36 Series 7 1,867 13.1% 33.2%
14 15/09/2008 City Homicide series 2 20:35 21:34 Series 7 1,857 13.0% 32.5%
15 30/09/2008 Packed to the Rafters series 1 20:36 21:34 Series 7 1,825 12.8% 32.6%
16 25/11/2008 Packed to the Rafters series 1 20:34 21:34 Series 7 1,824 12.8% 33.6%
17 08/09/2008 City Homicide series 2 (series finale) 20:37 21:35 Series 7 1,787 12.6% 31.4%
18 01/09/2008 City Homicide series 2 20:35 21:34 Series 7 1,683 11.8% 29.4%
19 30/06/2008 City Homicide series 2 (series premiere) 20:35 21:33 Series 7 1,611 11.3% 28.2%
20 14/07/2008 City Homicide series 2 20:35 21:35 Series 7 1,605 11.3% 27.4%
21 07/07/2008 City Homicide series 2 20:37 21:35 Series 7 1,583 11.1% 27.4%
22 25/08/2008 Home and Away series 21 19:04 19:32 Serial 7 1,542 10.8% 25.8%
23 28/07/2008 City Homicide series 2 20:34 21:33 Series 7 1,533 10.8% 25.7%
24 21/07/2008 City Homicide series 2 20:38 21:37 Series 7 1,511 10.6% 24.9%
25 03/04/2008 Home and Away series 21 19:03 19:35 Serial 7 1,502 10.6% 28.0%
26 26/05/2008 Sea Patrol series 2 20:39 21:40 Mini-series 9 1,497 10.5% 26.5%
27 09/06/2008 Sea Patrol series 2 20:33 21:36 Mini-series 9 1,491 10.5% 25.3%
28 16/06/2008 Sea Patrol series 2 20:37 21:39 Mini-series 9 1,489 10.5% 25.4%
29 23/06/2008 Sea Patrol series 2 (series premiere) 20:36 21:39 Mini-series 9 1,486 10.4% 25.6%
30 02/06/2008 Sea Patrol series 2 20:36 21:38 Mini-series 9 1,471 10.3% 25.7%
31 18/02/2008 Home and Away series 21 19:04 19:34 Serial 7 1,468 10.3% 26.7%
32 04/09/2008 The Strip (series premiere) 20:36 21:36 Series 9 1,446 10.2% 27.3%
33 11/02/2008 Home and Away series 21 19:04 19:34 Serial 7 1,438 10.1% 26.1%
34 26/08/2008 Home and Away series 21 19:04 19:32 Serial 7 1,431 10.1% 24.5%
35 02/09/2008 Home and Away series 21 19:04 19:33 Serial 7 1,425 10.0% 25.3%
36 25/03/2008 Home and Away series 21 19:04 19:32 Serial 7 1,424 10.0% 25.4%
37 01/09/2008 Home and Away series 21 19:04 19:32 Serial 7 1,424 10.0% 24.4%
38 07/05/2008 Underbelly series 1 (series finale) 20:35 21:43 Mini-series 9 1,422 10.0% 35.5%
39 04/11/2008 Home and Away series 21 19:04 19:33 Serial 7 1,416 9.9% 26.7%
40 10/03/2008 Home and Away series 21 19:03 19:34 Serial 7 1,415 9.9% 25.0%
41 27/08/2008 Home and Away series 21 19:04 19:34 Serial 7 1,412 9.9% 24.9%
42 04/08/2008 Home and Away series 21 19:04 19:34 Serial 7 1,409 9.9% 23.8%
43 18/11/2008 All Saints series 11 21:32 22:31 Series 7 1,404 9.9% 33.0%
44 07/04/2008 Home and Away series 21 19:03 19:34 Serial 7 1,396 9.8% 23.6%
45 07/08/2008 Home and Away series 21 19:04 20:04 Serial 7 1,394 9.8% 25.2%
46 12/05/2008 Sea Patrol series 2 20:37 21:39 Mini-series 9 1,394 9.8% 23.8%
47 22/07/2008 All Saints series 11 20:34 21:32 Series 7 1,393 9.8% 24.5%
48 09/09/2008 Home and Away series 21 19:04 19:33 Serial 7 1,392 9.8% 24.9%
49 25/02/2008 Home and Away series 21 19:04 19:34 Serial 7 1,392 9.8% 24.9%
50 14/04/2008 Home and Away series 21 19:04 19:34 Serial 7 1,384 9.7% 23.3%

Source: OzTAM; compiled by Screen Australia.

Notes:
All people, consolidated, five-city metro average audience, 1 January to 31 December 2008, Australian titles only.
Ranked by average audience. Programs with the same rating are ranked by unrounded total number of people viewing.
ABC’s main channel was renamed ABC1 in February 2008. SBS’s main channel was renamed SBS ONE in June 2009.
Although not identified as such, the screening listed may be a repeat screening of the program. Repeats are indicated when known.
* TARP (Target Audience Rating Point): the average viewing audience expressed as a percentage of the Universe Estimate (see About the data).
** SHR (Share): refers to the viewers of a particular program or time band as a percentage of total TV viewing for the same time period across all stations including Subscription, Spill-in and Community TV (see About the data).
Underbelly episodes exclude Melbourne metro market ratings as episodes were released on a different date. City Homicide episodes 10–15 broadcast in 2008 are excluded as they aired across the various metro markets on different dates.

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